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Centre of Excellence (step four - assess your team’s characteristics)
22nd June 2021
[Focus: Centre of Excellence]Managing the Information Centre of Excellence means identifying your team's strengths and weaknesses within the six characteristics that drive success.In this webinar, we'll walk through how to complete a self-assessment of how these characteristics are present within your team, as well as...
Centre of Excellence (step three - envision your Known Fors)
10th June 2021
[Focus: Centre of Excellence]What is the unique contribution that your team – with your particular expertise – can make to your organisation? The ability to summarise your value helps you capture the best of what you do and describe it in succinct headlines.In this webinar, we will walk you through the visioning...
Centre of Excellence (step two - create your Pillars of Service)
26th May 2021
[Focus: Centre of Excellence]Crafting your Pillars of Service allows you to build your Information Centre of Excellence around what stakeholders value and need. In this webinar, we will walk through the parts of the activity you’ll need to complete to develop your Pillars of Service.To get the most out of this...
Centre of Excellence (step one - map your services to the model)
25th May 2021
[Focus: Centre of Excellence]Evolving your current service towards your vision of the future as an Information Centre of Excellence starts with mapping your current services against our model.In this webinar, we’ll walk through the activity we designed to enable you to complete this mapping exercise. To get the...
Crafting a scorecard (step five - capture inputs)
25th May 2021
[Focus: Content Portfolio]In the final step of the Scorecards methodology, you need to prioritise and collect data, refine your scoring documentation and get started using scores. In this webinar, Jinfo’s Director of Research Robin Neidorf walked through the activities designed to enable you to finalise your...
Scorecards - designing and documenting scoring systems
20th April 2021
[Focus: Content Portfolio]Useful scorecards for product evaluation, stakeholder communication and negotiation support include the components you care about and reflect a scoring system that makes sense to you.In this webinar, Jinfo's Director of Research Robin Neidorf walked through the activities we designed to enable...
Crafting a scorecard (step two - select components)
20th April 2021
[Focus: Content Portfolio]There are a lot of things you could measure and capture on your scorecards, but which components are the most important ones for achieving your goals?In this webinar, we walked through the activity to understand component and analyse which fit with your goals and desired results.To get the most...
Crafting a scorecard (step one - set goals and priorities)
20th April 2021
[Focus: Content Portfolio]Scorecards are a compelling concept to support the evaluation of products and vendors, communication with stakeholders and licence negotiations.Jinfo has developed a comprehensive guide to the thinking process to follow in order to craft useful – and manageable – scorecards. It starts...
Comparative product evaluation - breaking it down into manageable pieces
19th January 2021
[Focus: Content Portfolio]In this webinar, Steve Bynghall presented a clear overview of how to design comprehensive product evaluations. This framework was developed following interviews with Benoit Sollie at Cargill, demonstrating best practice for comparing products against end-user needs.To get the most value from this...
The importance of current awareness tracking
12th January 2021
[Focus: Content Portfolio]Staying on top of current awareness is mission critical for information centres. View this session to dig into our insights on: What are the goals you might have in tracking current awareness How to organise your thinking for setting up a tracking system Which KPIs are most...
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"My colleagues and I used your Known Fors activity, and we now have a vision as to who we are going to be. We already achieved ROI... a sincere thanks!" Director of Research and Information Services, international law firm
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- Research update - one process, three new tangible benefits
Thursday, 22nd July 2021
- Research update - resolve the frustrations of content portfolio management
Thursday, 8th July 2021
- Research update - what do you want to be known for?
Thursday, 17th June 2021
- Centre of Excellence (step four - assess your team’s characteristics)
Tuesday, 22nd June 2021
- Centre of Excellence (step three - envision your Known Fors)
Thursday, 10th June 2021
- Centre of Excellence (step two - create your Pillars of Service)
Wednesday, 26th May 2021
- Community deck - Centre of Excellence - make progress on your evolution, with your peers
Friday, 23rd July 2021
- Community deck - Centre of Excellence - examples of Pillars of Service and Known Fors
Wednesday, 23rd June 2021
- Community deck - scorecards - how information teams are designing and using them
Wednesday, 2nd June 2021
- Investment philosophies for strategic portfolio management (Community) Thursday, 2nd December 2021
- Negotiation role-play for content licensing professionals (Community) Thursday, 7th October 2021
- Teeing up value-based budget conversations for content licensing (Community) Tuesday, 21st September 2021
- Centre of Excellence (step four - assess your team’s characteristics) (Webinar) Tuesday, 22nd June 2021
- Centre of Excellence (step three - envision your Known Fors) (Webinar) Thursday, 10th June 2021
- Centre of Excellence (step two - create your Pillars of Service) (Webinar) Wednesday, 26th May 2021
Our proven processes, resources and guidance will help your team make the shift from transaction centre to strategic asset.
Designed around the most common challenges and pain points for time- and resource-strapped information teams
A tailored overview of our research and active discussion with your Jinfo analyst.
Measure your starting point to articulate your strengths and set priorities for future improvements. Assessments gauge risk, capacity, value and more.
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